Average Bench: 52.2% (664th of 1276)

Based on 30,523 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, 0FABFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2430M CPU @ 2.40GHz
Poor: 35%Average: 52.2% Great: 60%
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i5-2430M averaged 47.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 77.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 63.9Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-2430M is 24.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-2430M performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 159Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 159Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 30,523 samples)
Min Avg Max
56.8 Memory 77.6 89.1
20.6 1-Core 63.9 78
37.7 2-Core 109 138
53.7% 83.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
53.2 4-Core 157 189
60.7 8-Core 159 189
21.6% 158 Pts
Min Avg Max
53.5 64-Core 159 190
10.7% 159 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
N/A, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.3
1-Core 75.9
2-Core 133
62% 98.3 Pts
4-Core 189
8-Core 189
26% 189 Pts
64-Core 187
13% 187 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.4
1-Core 76.5
2-Core 134
62% 97.9 Pts
4-Core 188
8-Core 188
26% 188 Pts
64-Core 187
12% 187 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
Memory 81.7
1-Core 76.3
2-Core 129
60% 95.7 Pts
4-Core 188
8-Core 188
26% 188 Pts
64-Core 189
13% 189 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
Memory 84.2
1-Core 75.4
2-Core 127
61% 95.7 Pts
4-Core 160
8-Core 162
22% 161 Pts
64-Core 157
10% 157 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.8
1-Core 73.5
2-Core 116
58% 90.7 Pts
4-Core 160
8-Core 168
22% 164 Pts
64-Core 158
11% 158 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.7
1-Core 73.6
2-Core 121
58% 91.9 Pts
4-Core 161
8-Core 160
22% 161 Pts
64-Core 160
11% 160 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.4
1-Core 48.5
2-Core 66.3
45% 64.4 Pts
4-Core 172
8-Core 171
24% 172 Pts
64-Core 179
12% 179 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 72
1-Core 77.5
2-Core 117
56% 88.8 Pts
4-Core 178
8-Core 188
25% 183 Pts
64-Core 187
12% 187 Pts
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Typical Core i5-2430M Builds (Compare 5,541 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: HP Pavilion g6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $72

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-2430M Processor (3M Cache, up to 3.00 GHz)
Code NameSandy Bridge
Launch DateQ4'11
Processor Numberi5-2430M
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsAVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed2.4 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP35 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 3000
Graphics Base Frequency650 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/SDVO/CRT
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported2
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.2 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes
Macrovision License RequiredNo

Memory

Max Memory Size16 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 1066/1333
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth21.3 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
PCI Express Configurations1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)No
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
Demand Based SwitchingNo
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Fast Memory AccessYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
My WiFi TechYes
4G WiMAX Wireless TechYes

Package

Package Size37.5mmx37.5mm (rPGA988B); 31mm x 24mm (BGA1023)
Graphics and IMC Lithography32 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedPPGA988

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo
Anti-Theft TechYes

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